This airticle is aboot the Spaingie Canary Island. For ither uisses, see La Gomera (disambiguation).

La Gomera (pronoonced: [la ɣoˈmeɾa]) is ane o Spain's Canary Islands, locatit in the Atlantic Ocean aff the coast o Africae. In aurie, it is the seicont-smawest o the seiven main islands o this group.

La Gomera
LocationAtlantic Ocean
Coordinates28°06′N 17°08′W / 28.100°N 17.133°W / 28.100; -17.133
AirchipelagaeCanary Islands
Aurie369.76 km2 (142.77 sq mi)
Heichest elevation1,487 m (4,879 ft)
Heichest pointGarajonay
Autonomous commontyCanary Islands
ProvinceSanta Cruz de Tenerife
Lairgest settlementSan Sebastián de la Gomera (pop. 8451)
Population21,952 (2006)

Poleetical organizationEedit

La Gomera is pairt o the province o Santa Cruz de Tenerife. It is dividit intae sax municipalities:

The island govrenment (cabildo insular) is locatit in the caipital, San Sebastián.